I’ve been waiting for 4G to come to San Antonio, TX for a long time. It’s finally here as of November 2009. What’s interesting is the way that’s available. I can either get it through Sprint with a 2 year contract, or I can get a no committment month to month plan from Clear. Being… Read more »
Posts Categorized: telecommute
I was trying come up with something along the lines of Snakes on a plane..I failed.. but still.. this post comes to you from 24,000 feet in the air. Courtesy of Gogo inflight, that provides Wifi in the air . Speedtest.net shows a 2mb download with a decent 512k upload. This is pretty cool, as… Read more »
A new concept for iStockPhoto called iStockPhoto Logos has been announced as a direct competitor to Brandstack. Will iStockPhoto Logos fail again? Techcrunch just announced iStockPhoto Logos? . It seems this is a great idea that was pioneered by Brandstack. The concept both sites have is very similar, in that they both sell logos, but… Read more »
I’d like to announce some changes to The PHP Cult. New Domain: The name will be changing to Third Party Code, if you’ve known me for a while, that’s the name under which I’ve been conducting business, yet almost everything about me and quite a bit of my work shows up on phpcult.com. Technical Competence:… Read more »
Why Monopolies Suck, arrogance of Time Warner Cable. Update (May 12th 2009) I’m leaving the original post up, but in case anyone else stumbles upon this, I’d like to share that the issue has been resolved to my liking with Time Warner. As always it was one bad apple giving the bad impression and discomfort…. Read more »
This article inspired me to share my thoughts on Coffee Shop ettiquette, and some ideas to prevent you from being “that guy”. The Non Tech Rules If the Wifi is free, recognize it as a courtesy, buy more than one coffee, help them make some money. You are making money while sitting there, don’t be… Read more »
So, it’s been a few months since iPhone 3G came out, and a little over a year that the original jesus revealed itself. After using the phone from the day of launch, here are my thoughts on where Apple can focus on, to make my life easier. Wireless Syncing: Seriously, AppleTV has it, why not… Read more »
Computer World has an article about Telecommuting . So, I thought I’d chip in my inflated $0.02. Telecommuting, doesn’t mean working from home. This is one of the biggest myths, and truths people will realize over time. What makes me such an expert? I’ve been telecommuting for the past 3 years, straight, full time. I’m… Read more »
Considering the few posts made recently, regarding Telecommuting, I thought I’d put in my $0.02, adjusted for inflation.
See Cal’s Post and this awesome job opportunity.
I want to discuss the various tools and options available to the telecommuter in 2008.
Disclaimer: I don’t want to make this another post on the benefits of Telecommuting, as I strongly believe
there is no silver bullet for the problems an individual or a company faces. There are many drawbacks to telecommuting, and the positives don’t always neutralize the drawbacks.
Background: I’ve been telecommuting since 2003, that’s when I decided to quit working for the ‘man’. I chose a laptop to give myself mobility. This mobility also came in the form of being single, unattached, and my willingness to drive. I drove from New Jersey to San Antonio, to Corpus Christi, TX, back to San Antonio, to San Francicso, to Los Angeles, to Boca Raton, FL, to Alexandria, VA, Birmingham, AL, to Herndon, VA to San Antonio TX.
A while back, I had talked about the issues I had with my
EVDO express card purchase and my macbook pro, a lot of you asked me to sum up my experiences with the card, and to comment on whether the speeds are worthy of being a primary connection or not, so here’s my answer.
I know, such definitive answers make me sound like a politician don’t they? Well.. politicians would probably skirt the question completely..
Here are my experiences with the Sprint USB card since late June 2007.